Item is an amateur film documenting the wedding of Elizabeth Ann Spencer and David Francis Williamson at St. Andrew's-Wesley in Vancouver on 4 September 1957. Film documents guests, family, and wedding party arriving and entering the church, people leaving the church (including Victor Vance and Peggy Spencer, with their children Janice and Victor Grant), and the reception at HMCS Discovery on Deadman's Island in Stanley Park. [4 Sept. 1957]. Item # MI-93 Topic: Weddings
Item is one of three amateur films documenting a private costume party at the Hamber residence on 3838 Cypress Street. The film shows footage of Aldyen Hamber and a costumed Eric Hamber with 6 unidentified female guests wearing costumes and playacting a harem love scene. 1927. Item # MI-138 Topics: Costume, Parties
Item is one of three amateur films documenting a private costume party at the Hamber residence at 3838 Cypress Street. The film shows footage of Aldyen Hamber and a costumed Eric Hamber with 6 unidentified female guests in costumes laughing, smoking, chatting and playacting. 1927. Item # MI-137 Topics: Costume, Parties
1972. "Water Colours" is an experimental art film by Michael Collier. Collier used music, colour manipulations, optical printing effects, and other techniques to create an overall psychedelic effect. Starting with two 100' rolls of 16mm film shot on his Bolex camera Collier spent many hours over two years in the lab printing and reprinting the footage on different film using 'wrong' chemicals; he also experimented with multiple passes in the printer mixing colour negative and positive...
1972. "Water Colours" is an experimental art film by Michael Collier. Collier used music, colour manipulations, optical printing effects, and other techniques to create an overall psychedelic effect. It was chosen to be the opening short for Pink Floyd's "The Wall" which played in theatres across Canada. "Water Colours" was purchased by the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa and was included in a series of films that played in galleries and cities around the...
1974. Item is an educational wildlife film narrated by Tommy Tompkins. In addition to wolves, the film features many wild animals in their natural habitats including beaver, weasels, grizzly bears, moose, deer, mountain sheep, ducks, geese, coyotes, elk, cougar and ptarmigan. Filmed by Tommy Tompkins. Produced and edited by Mike [Michael] Collier. Reference code: AM1553-5-S4-: MI-558 Topics: Snow, Animals, Wildlife, Rivers, Forests
Item is one of three amateur films documenting a private costume party at the Hamber residence at 3838 Cypress Street. The film shows footage of Aldyen Hamber and 5 unidentified female guests in costumes, dancing, smoking and making fruit offerings to a costumed Eric Hamber. 1927. Item # MI-136 Topics: Costume, Dancing, Parties
Item is an amateur film documenting Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hamber entertaining Governor-General Lord Willingdon, Vancouver Mayor L. D. Taylor, possibly Lady Willingdon, and several other unidentified guests on their yacht Vencedor. The film also shows footage of sailboats on ocean. 1928. Item # MI-142 Topics: Yachts, Crowds, Sailboats, Governors general, Vancouver (B.C.)--Mayors, Coast ranges
1979. Film is a teaching aid and shows stories of people who made proper choices as well as those who made poor choices when preparing for cross-country skiing or snowmobiling in the wilderness. The drama of a successful rescue is also shown. "Winter survival" won the Gold Plaque - Best Public Health Film at the Chicago International Film Festival and a Silver Screen Award - Safety and Health at the U.S. Industrial Film Festival. Reference code: AM1553-2-S3-: MI-270 Topics: Skiing, Snow, Medical care, Tents
. Item is a short independent film filmed, directed and edited by Michael Collier. The three actors are: Dennis MacDonald, Gary Killeen and Dave Ponsart. Film depicts three men who find some insulated wire in the ocean [at wreck beach], drag it into a pile, hitchhike to downtown Vancouver, and then travel around downtown dragging the wire on the sidewalk behind them. Eventually the wire is left to one man who drags it on his own for a while until he leaves it in the car of a man from whom... Topics: Men, Coasts, Beaches, Vehicles, Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.)
1986. Film consists of raw footage of fireworks at night above the Expo 86 grounds and provides a view of the City of Vancouver lit up at night featuring the Expo 86 grounds and including the BC Pavilion (now the Telus World of Science). Silent film. Reference code: AM1553-8-S7-: MI-249 Topics: Expo 86, Celebrations
1986. Film features the raw footage shot at Expo 86 showing the monorail, the gondolas, ships in harbour, the Expo 86 grounds and pavilions, First nations dancers, aerial views, girl with red spherical travel machine, the USA pavilion with NASA footage, the China pavilion, animals in Canada's North: walruses, polar bears, the arctic fox, a model of a city with moving traffic and working traffic lights. Silent film. Reference code: AM1553-8-S7-: MI-243 Topics: Transportation, Expo 86, First Nations of North America--British Columbia, Entertainers, Dancing,...
1986. Film consists of raw footage shot at Expo 86; includes shots of the 'China Gate,' now on Pender St. in Vancouver's Chinatown; it was gifted to the city after Expo 86 by the People's Republic of China. The film also shows various means of transportation: the gondolas, the monorail, and the skytrain; the Expo 86 grounds; including the information centre, and the BC pavilion, several other pavilions, musical performers, and a mime on a unicycle. Silent film. Reference code: AM1553-8-S7-:... Topics: Expo 86, Transportation, Entertainers, Chinatown (Vancouver, B.C.), Signs and signboards